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Web Application Firewall Engineer, Deloitte Global Technology

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Job Description

Job Type:Permanent
Work Model:
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Primary Location:
Toronto, ON
All Available Locations:
Ottawa, ON; Burlington, ON; Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Fredericton, NB; Halifax, NS; Kitchener, ON; Moncton, NB; Regina, SK; Saint John, NB; Saskatoon, SK; St. John's, NL; Toronto, ON; Vancouver, BC; Victoria, BC

Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.
By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.
  • Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness.
  • Experience a firm where wellness matters.
  • Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.

What will your typical day look like?

As the Web Application Firewall (WAF) Engineer you will bring a demonstrated background in cybersecurity and deep understanding of web application security practices. The primary responsibility of the WAF Engineer is to ensure the effective deployment, configuration, and maintenance of our web application firewall systems for a Global customer. This role requires expertise in Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and web Application Firewalls, AKAMAI, Radware as well as experience with alerts and detections and data analysis.

Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Deploy, configure, and maintain web application firewall systems to protect our web applications against potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborate with the infrastructure team to integrate the web application firewall with CDNs such AKAMAI, ensuring seamless traffic management and content delivery.
  • Monitor and analyze security events, alerts, and logs generated by the web application firewall systems. Investigate and respond to potential security incidents, working closely with the Security Operations Center (SOC) and Cybersecurity teams.
  • Leverage Splunk for detecting and analyzing potential security threats and vulnerabilities. Develop and maintain detection rules, alerts, and reports to proactively identify and mitigate risks.
  • Work with large amounts of data from various sources, including data lakes and Data Bricks. Apply SQL and data analysis techniques to interpret WAF data and derive meaningful insights to enhance security controls and optimize system performance.
  • Collaborate with the vulnerability management teams to conduct periodic vulnerability assessments and testing of web applications. Utilize WAF data to identify potential vulnerabilities and recommend appropriate remediation measures.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of WAF configurations, policies, and procedures. Prepare reports and metrics related to web application security, including trends, incident summaries, and mitigation strategies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure effective communication, knowledge sharing, and alignment of security objectives. Provide training and guidance to other team members on WAF best practices and security awareness.
  • Develop advanced alerts/reports to meet the requirements of key stakeholders.
  • Develop scalable security management tools and processes.
  • Support automation for security tools management and workflow integration.
  • Support automation for security management tools and processes.
  • for security tools management and workflow integration.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders within Cybersecurity, Engineering, and Development teams to create specific use cases to address business needs and security requirements.
  • Help others in information security concepts, issues, standard and policies.
  • Work closely with teams delivering web Application Firewall requests and projects.
  • Assist in drafting and editing firewall related standards, policies, and guidelines.
  • Assist in drafting and editing firewall related risk models, methods, and procedures.
  • Provide investigation findings to relevant business units to help improve information security posture.

About the team

Global Technology Services works at the forefront of technology development and processes to support and protect Deloitte around the world. In this truly global environment, we operate not in "what is" but rather "what can be" to help Deloitte deliver and connect with its clients, its communities, and one another in ways not previously conceived.

Enough about us, let's talk about you


  • At least 4 years' experience with minimum 2 years in network security, and 2 years in Web Application Firewall (WAF) Development
  • Knowledge of web application security concepts, OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities, and related mitigation techniques
  • Demonstrated technical background with Akamai Web Application Firewall (WAF) and bot mitigation security policies
  • Proficiency in deploying and managing web application firewalls, preferably with experience in AKAMAI and RADWARE
  • Understanding of API security issues and API authentication
  • Prior experience working with Splunk for security event management, log analysis, and threat detection
  • Ability to work with large datasets and perform data analysis to extract meaningful insights
  • Good understanding of information security principles, and security policy enforcement
  • Experience working with AKAMAI, RADWARE, F5, Imperva, WAPP, Cloudfare or API Protection
  • Solid comprehension of HTTP protocol and demonstrated ability to troubleshoot using HTTP logs
  • Strong technical background in web development and familiarity with potential attack vectors/methods
  • Basic understanding in the following: scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, or JavaScript), DNS, Networks, Firewalls, SSL Certificates

Education (degree):

  • Bachelor's Degree/University Degree and/or Undergraduate Diploma in Information Security, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience

  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, GIAC or other security certifications are desired
  • Previous experience in a Security Operations Center (SOC) or performing cybersecurity analysis
  • Any experience in SIEM management tools is a plus
  • Ethical hacking
  • Automation experience
  • ServiceNow experience
  • Technical documentation experience

Total Rewards

The salary range for this position is $58,000 - $96,000, and individuals may be eligible to participate in our bonus program. Deloitte is fair and competitive when it comes to the salaries of our people. We regularly benchmark across a variety of positions, industries, sectors, targets, and levels. Our approach is grounded on recognizing people's unique strengths and contributions and rewarding the value that they deliver.

Our Total Rewards Package extends well beyond traditional compensation and benefit programs and is designed to recognize employee contributions, encourage personal wellness, and support firm growth. Along with a competitive base salary and variable pay opportunities, we offer a wide array of initiatives that differentiate us as a people-first organization. Some representative examples include: $4,000 per year for mental health support benefits, a $1,300 flexible benefit spending account, 38+ days off (including 10 firm-wide closures known as "Deloitte Days"), flexible work arrangements and a hybrid work structure.

Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.

Be yourself, and more.
We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.
You shape how we make impact.
Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you're from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.
Be the leader you want to be
Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.
Have as many careers as you want.
We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles - and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships - between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively - that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action Plan , Reconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative .
We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations) or for any questions relating to careers for Indigenous peoples at Deloitte (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).
By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We've designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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About Deloitte

Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services. Deloitte LLP, an Ontario limited liability partnership, is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms. Deloitte, l'un des cabinets de services professionnels les plus importants au Canada, offre des services dans les domaines de la certification, de la fiscalité, de la consultation et des conseils financiers. Deloitte S.E.N.C.R.L./s.r.l., société à responsabilité limitée constituée en vertu des lois de l’Ontario, est le cabinet membre canadien de Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte désigne une ou plusieurs entités parmi Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, société fermée à responsabilité limitée par garanties du Royaume-Uni, ainsi que son réseau de cabinets membres dont chacun constitue une entité juridique distincte et indépendante. Pour obtenir une description détaillée de la structure juridique de Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited et de ses sociétés membres, voir


Management and Consulting

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-14

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